Theories of the Gift in South Asia by Maria Heim
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Theories of the Gift in South Asia
By Maria Heim

Theories of the Gift in South Asia

Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Reflections on Dana

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Theories of the Gift in South Asia by Maria Heim

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This book explores the ethical and social implications of unilateral gifts of esteem, offering a perceptive guide to the uniquely South Asian contributors to theoretical work on the gift.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415970303
ISBN-10: 041597030X
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Maria Heim

Maria Heim is Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Amherst College and has also taught at California State University, Long Beach. She holds a Ph. D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Reed College.

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